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Nuvision Buys Alaska Credit Union

Huntington Beach-based Nuvision Credit Union will buy Anchorage, Alaska-based Denali Federal Credit Union, effective Oct. 1.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.5% in midday trading to 2,914.82.

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What Will Irvine Look Like in 20 Years?

Haddad: Higher Density, Homes Without Garages, Ridesharing

Emile Haddad is experimenting with something that at first glance appears antithetical to the Southern California lifestyle—a home without a garage. And a homeowner who’s not a car owner.

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Kaiser Buys in NJ

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. in Foothill Ranch bought Columbia, N.J.-based 3D metal printer Imperial Machine & Tool Co. on undisclosed terms.

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OC 500: Chris Underwood

Distributes wines, spirits western U.S. … No. 2, Business Journal OC-based F&B supplier behind Golden State Foods … No. 8, Business Journal OC private cos.; No. 141, Forbes private cos. … $3.1B sales, 4K workers, 400 local … fifth gen to lead 130-year-old family enterprise … started in warehouse 1996 … USC grad, member of 1990 NCAA Champion volleyball team … Young Presidents’ Org

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CFO Awards 2018 Nominees: Viewing Total Health as a Business

Custom Content by the Los Angeles Business Journal

At Kaiser Permanente, everyone—myself included—are advocates for total health.

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Newest Homes Showcase OC Cool to World

California Rooms, Vertical Building Are Wave of Future

Fireplaces, big backyards, three-car garages and ranch houses are fading away in Orange County.

Ruby’s BK Plan Backed by Developer

RESTAURANTS: Cavanaugh has new ideas, new partner

In recent weeks Doug Cavanaugh knew he was headed to bankruptcy court with the restaurant chain he founded, Newport Beach-based Ruby’s Diners Inc.

Ingram Micro on Sales Block Once More

TECHNOLOGY: Chinese owner may take 8% haircut to unload

Consultants, investment banks and potential buyers are zeroing in on a valuation for Ingram Micro Inc. as chatter picks up again that its Chinese parent is selling the Irvine-based distribution giant.

No Frown Lines for Bonti After Allergan Buy

HEALTHCARE: Upstart Botox competitor goes for $195M

After three years of local job cuts and a shrinking corporate presence, Allergan PLC is investing again in Orange County.

A Patio With a View Crowns Newest OC Homes

Three-Story Models Address Land Shortage

Kevin Karami and his son Dustin pointed out the differences among the three next-door houses they designed in Irvine’s Great Park Neighborhoods.

Architects Ride Strong Economy to New Heights

OC Billings Top $500M for First Time

It’s been a good year for architecture firms in Orange County, who have benefited from increased work as corporate clients look to reimagine their workspaces, as well as a continuing boom in residential development in the county.

Engineering Firms Extend Strong Local Showing

OC Billings Up 10% For Areas Top 38 Firms

Orange County’s top 38 engineering firms reported another year of growth with a nearly 10% increase in OC billings to $1.2 billion.

A Good Day For The Ecosystem

Thursday was a good day for boosters of the OC startup-growth ecosystem; UCI Applied Innovation CEO Richard Sudek told the luncheon crowd at our 4th annual Innovator of the Year Awards at Hotel Irvine, that The Cove has grown from 15,000 sq. ft. to 100,000 sq. ft. in four years and now hosts 750 annual events in support of the entrepreneurial sector.

Granite Pays $125M for Newport Beach Offices

REAL ESTATE: Latest big-dollar sale near JWA

Plano, Texas-based real estate investor Granite Properties has completed the largest single-property office deal of the year in the John Wayne Airport area, snapping up Newport Beach’s 100 Bayview complex.

Cardiac Monitoring Firm Ecom Preps Product Launch

HEALTHCARE: Seeks $10M+ for Series C

Three’s better than one, according to Ecom Medical Inc.

Families Roll Out Baby Food Kitchen

INNOVATION: Three families run organic shop

Love & Purée was launched in Costa Mesa this April to make sure kids eat healthy, fresh and organic.

Chargers See Progress on $5B Inglewood Stadium

SPORTS: Will move from NFL’s smallest venue in 2020

Forty miles northwest of its current headquarters in Costa Mesa, construction on the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers is moving ahead at fast pace.

Where Not Long Ago There Was Only a Balloon

Sports complex is ‘in the can’ at the OC Great Park

On a clear day, one can see an awful lot going on at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine.

Mass-Produced Homes Like ‘Living in a Resort’

ARCHITECTURE: ‘California Room’ highlights trends

“The California Room” is designed so the home’s roof covers an outdoor patio.

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